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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 16 September, 2019

Today’s News

'People have their own opinions' - Aki proud to represent Ireland at the World Cup

The Connacht man says he has been embraced by the Irish rugby public since moving here in 2014.

Yesterday’s News

Antonio Brown scores in Pats debut as NFL champs thump Dolphins

Elsewhere, there were wins for the Cowboys, Bills, and Seahawks.

'We were too scared' - Xhaka critical of Arsenal's second-half collapse against Watford

The Gunners allowed a two-goal lead to slip away against the winless Hornets, and the midfielder blamed his team’s mentality.

Jordan free-kick fires Sevilla to top of La Liga

Julen Lopetegui faces a reunion with Real Madrid in the league next weekend.

'You win a medal or a trophy, but there's so much more to life... her achievement was bigger than ours'

A fairly routine winning post-match media briefing, until Dublin’s three in-a-row winning boss Mick Bohan shared a touching story.

Sergio Garcia claims his first win of year at Dutch Open

The Spaniard finished one shot ahead of Danish teenager Nicolai Hojgaard.

The right three-in-a-row for Dublin, experience shines through and a bizarre All-Ireland final

Comment from today’s All-Ireland final showdown between Dublin and Galway.

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia

Ireland’s Sam Bennett, meanwhile, finished second in today’s 21st and final stage.

Wildcard Pettersen seals thrilling Solheim Cup win for Europe

Pettersen, a new mother who had hardly played in two years, was a controversial selection.

Australia retain the Ashes as England rally to tie the series

Victory for the home side at the Oval means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972.

Clare champions exit as Limerick and Cork semi-final line-ups take shape

Ballyea were knocked out in Clare by Crusheen.

'We're fortunate to have quality in that position' - Ireland confident in midfield options

Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, and Chris Farrell are in contention for the Scotland game.

Arsenal blow two-goal lead to drop points at lowly Watford

Unai Emery’s inability to find a balance between his brilliant attack and shoddy defence continued in a crazy game at Vicarage Road.

In pictures: All-Ireland champions Dublin visit children's hospitals with Sam Maguire

One of the GAA’s best traditions was maintained today.

'I am overcome' - Racing comes together for Pat Smullen on special day at the Curragh

Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were part of an all-star cast in a charity race in aid of Pat Smullen.

History made as Dublin seal third All-Ireland title in-a-row after dogged battle

Sineád Goldrick and Hannah O’Neill scored the all-important goals against Galway front of 56,114 at Croke Park.

Kurt Walker advances on mixed day for Irish at World Championships

There was disappointment for Kirill Afanasev, meanwhile.

All-Ireland ladies final attracts record crowd of 56,114 to Croke Park Attendance This post contains videos

All-Ireland ladies final attracts record crowd of 56,114 to Croke Park

Fans turned out in their droves in spite of the ceaseless rain in Dublin.

AP first ahead of Ruby at 'special' Pat Smullen race event

Quizzical came home first in the star-studded event.

Wilson on the double as Bournemouth down Toffees

Eddie Howe’s side claimed an important three points.

Leeds strike late to go top of the Championship

Marcelo Bielsa’s side got the job done in the end.

Moloney masterclass steers Tipperary to All-Ireland crown and back to senior ranks

The Premier county, also intermediate champions in 2017, beat Meath by five points at Croke Park.

Peter Keane 'terribly, terribly proud' of his Kerry players in defeat

The Kingdom watched Dublin complete the five-in-a-row yesterday.

As it happened: Dublin v Galway, All-Ireland senior ladies football final

Who would lift the Brendan Martin Cup today?

Rassie's revolution makes for a mouth-watering opening weekend

No prizes for predicting who will qualify from Pool, but in what order?

Ex-Irish defender Darren O'Dea appointed manager of Celtic's U18s

He adds to the growing Irish influence among the club’s youth ranks.

Eileen Gleeson appointed assistant to new Ireland boss Vera Pauw

‘Eileen knows the Ireland players and the Irish game inside out,’ says FAI High Performance Director, Ruud Dokter.

Louth seal All-Ireland junior crown with impressive win over Fermanagh

Kate Flood led the way for the Wee County.

Solskjaer proud of United effort despite accepting 'we didn't play a great game' against Leicester

The Old Trafford defeat defeat of Leicester City was not high in quality, although the United boss appreciated his players’ work rate.

Jim Gavin says he'll 'sit down with the county board and review' position over coming weeks

The Dubs boss says now is not the time for decisions and he’ll reflect on things in good time.

'Five is very special' - Schmidt's squad catch up on All-Ireland final in Japan

Joe Schmidt’s squad watched the game first thing this morning in their team room.

All Blacks scotch Sonny Bill injury rumours

Social media in New Zealand has been abuzz with reports that the centre was heading home.

Wales great Gareth Thomas reveals HIV positive diagnosis

The former international says he refuses to live in “fear and shame” of having HIV and wants to “break the stigma” over the virus.

Justin Gaethje stuns Donald Cerrone with first round stoppage

“The Irishman’s retired, I want a real fighter. I want the winner of Tony and Khabib,” he said afterwards.

'I remember just watching and thinking, 'That could be me next year if I put my mind to it''

Cuala 19-year-old Jennifer Dunne is hoping to put the icing on her incredible Dublin breakthrough.

Fury wants to face 'bum' Wilder in February after surviving scare

Fury wants to face 'bum' Wilder in February after surviving scare

After coming through against Otto Wallin, Fury again called out Deontay Wilder.

Direct provision, Derry, Ireland and more of the week's best sportswriting

Lock the door, stick the kettle on and dive into some of the best sports stories the internet had to offer this week.

'The nearly team' so many times, but there's something different about Galway now

The Tribe, captained by Tracey Leonard, are contesting a first All-Ireland final since 2005 this afternoon.

Michael Owen on seeking help: 'I just wanted to try to understand myself a little bit better' Interview This post contains videos

Michael Owen on seeking help: 'I just wanted to try to understand myself a little bit better'

The former Liverpool striker on overcoming his addiction to football and fame.

From A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup? Explainer

A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

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